[wp-hackers] WP issues
foolistbar at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 5 21:33:25 GMT 2007
On 5 Jun 2007, at 21:00, Charles wrote:
>> No, the solidus represents a null end tag.
> Since HTML constructs like "<p></p>" are perfectly valid, HTML
> allows the solidus on empty tags.
Can you please cite something? The validator marks this as valid as
it is a null end tag (so <p/> is equivalent to <p>/</p>). The SGML
declaration of HTML and SGML make this plainly clear. The SGML
declaration would need NESTC "/" and NET ">" to allow the behaviour
you are describing.
- Geoffrey Sneddon
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